S.H.MonsterArts Kiryu (Mechagodzilla) Heavy Arms Figure Coming in October/November 2014
Last October, Bandai’s S.H.MonsterArts advanced monster action figure series released the MFS-3 (Multi-purpose Fighting System-3) Type 3 Kiryu version of Mechagodzilla from the film GODZILLA AGAINST MECHAGODZILLA (ゴジラ×メカゴジラ, Gojira x Mekagojira, 2002). This October, the line will add the Kiryu Heavy Arms incarnation from the sequel, GODZILLA: TOKYO SOS (ゴジラ×モスラ×メカゴジラ 東京SOS, Gojira Tai Mosura Tai Mekagojira Tokyo Esu Oo Esu, 2003). Only available in Asia as an exclusive from Bandai’s Premium Tamashii Web Shop, the S.H.MonsterArts Kiryu Heavy Arms will be made specially available to US S.H.MonsterArts fans via Bluefin.
The cyborg is represented meticulously in the form taken after recovering from severe battle. With included interchangeable parts, Kiryu Heavy Arms can transform into a “High Mobility Type” and “Heavy Arms Type”. Set includes full array of accessories including an originally crafted back unit, right hand unit and repaired head piece. This is a MUST-HAVE product for all robot and kaiju fans alike!
S.H.MonsterArts: Kiryu Heavy Arms/ S.H.MonsterArts 3式機龍（重武装型／高機動型）
Product Size: Height Approximately 155mm
Material: ABS, PVC, Diecast
Shipping: October 2014 (Japan), November 2014 (United States)
Distributed by: Tamashii Web Shop (Japan), Bluefin (United States)
Price: ¥12,960 (Japan, Tax Included), $124.99 (United States)
■ Set Contents
Kiryu Heavy Arms Figure
2 Rail Gun Sets
Interchangeable Spiral Drill Parts
Repaired Replacement Head
Fans and collectors can purchase S.H.MonsterArts figures from authorized Bluefin dealers, including SciFi Japan sponsor Anime Jungle.
Bluefin was founded with one goal in mind: bring the best of the hobby industry from the Japanese market to the US, at the most competitive prices. They do so by scouting out the latest trends in Japan and working with Japanese manufacturers to reflect demand in the American market. This combination of leading edge, two-way information flow allows Bluefin to best meet today’s market demand for classic models and new releases. Their attention to clients’ needs and manufacturers’ products has yielded several exclusive dealership arrangements.
Bluefin has the distinct advantage of being the only distributor within its industry to have a direct presence in Japan. They find this to be a key advantage in discovering new products and trends. Their dealers have come to rely on Bluefin for latest releases, news and events from Japan.
They currently are official distributors for Bandai Hobby, Bandai Candy Toy, GSI Creos, Square-Enix, Kotobukia, 3A Toys in the U.S. and the exclusive official distributor for Bandai Collectors aka Tamashii Nations for North America.